Heschel Hive Blog
June 01, 2022
Through the Classroom Window: Grade 6 Build Project

“Through the Classroom Window” is an opportunity for teachers to share the inspiring learning that takes place in their classrooms, giving others a glimpse into the heartbeat of the school. Today, Grade 6 teachers explain the multi-step Build Project, which spans the year in science. In this year-long project, students were tasked with creating a …

May 31, 2022
Student Scene: Learning Fractions Through Basketball

Grade 6 students Mila and Rafi share this week’s Student Scene at Heschel. In vlog format, they explain an outdoor basketball activity, which they recently completed (and had fun doing!) for math class. During the activity, students practiced fraction addition based on the number of baskets they got into the hoop.  

May 11, 2022
The Heschel Gallery: Melding Chagall and Shmuel Aleph

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Grade 6 students have been hard …

April 12, 2022
Student Scene: Grade 6 Eco-Seder

Grade 6 students Deya and Rebecca share this week’s Student Scene at Heschel. In vlog format, they explain the meaning and work behind the Grade 6 Eco-Seder.

February 25, 2022
Student Scene: Grade 6 Gymnastics

Grade 6 students Amy, Rebecca, and Lex share this week’s Student Scene at Heschel. They explain how gymnastics has helped them succeed after the challenges of online learning. In Grade 6 Phys Ed, we are now learning gymnastics. We started off this year’s gymnastics unit reviewing the basic gymnastic skills we learned in Grades 3, …

November 26, 2021
Student Scene: Grade 6 Build a Sukkah Project

Our Student Scene column explores Heschel through the eyes of our students. This peek at school happenings comes from Grade 6 students, who show us their finished sukkah project. To learn more about their process, click here.

November 15, 2021
The Heschel Gallery: Grade 6 Build a Sukkah Project

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Over the past three weeks, Grade …

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September 27, 2019
Message From Moreh Greg

Parshat Nitzavim, the final parshah read before Rosh Hashanah, is a quintessential Heschel parshah.  It begins with a statement of inclusivity by describing all those who were present to hear Moshe’s final words: the women and the men, the elders and the children, the tribal leaders and those who gathered wood and water; all those present and …

May 28, 2019
Junior High is Making Fundraising FUN

The Communications committee, a part of the student council dedicated to making the Heschel Yearbook, has been working diligently throughout the year to ensure that our 2018-2019 yearbook is the best it can be. Remarkable student leaders along with staff and committee members have spent their time and effort to create and personalize this phenomenal …

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